What Are You Reading? 29-01-2018

  1. Public Faith: How to Share the Hope You Have in Christ: We remember what it is like not to believe, and we do not expect people to believe simply by being told what is true. People want to know why
  2. Why Young Christians Need Old Books: At times, the church can be guilty of thinking that young Christians need something new. A new app, new Bible translation, new style, or new truth for modern times. But what young Christians need is tremendously and radically old. We need faithful wisdom from ages past. Instead of newer, cooler, faster, edgier, we need simple, beautiful gospel. Growing young Christians need mature old Christians to help guide, curb, and correct…
  3. 5 Lies Christians Tell About Money: Money is an important part of our lives, so it’s important that we clearly grasp what the Bible teaches about it. Take time to study the Scriptures for yourself and see how they apply to your situation … Above all, strive to be a faithful steward of all that your King has entrusted to you…
  4. How Christian Is Self-Improvement? You might go running to your Bible looking for “self-improvement” verses. You will be hard pressed to find any command (or even license) to pursue your own growth and maturity in a way that does not directly and immediately affect other people. Instead of self-care, you will find self-control and self-denial. The Christianity we find in Scripture is not about self-improvement; it’s self-abandonment. Jesus says, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me” …


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